Hello Bloglandia, It's going to be tempting to damage your mental health today by doom scrolling through the news. But for the sake of your well-being, Dr. Tammie is here to prescribe that you escape for a while into the pages of a good book with November's Book Bundles. And don't worry, unlike most health … Continue reading Escape the News with November’s Free Fiction
Hello Writers of Bloglandia, As I mentioned last time around, I'm not joining in on NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, aka "NaNo") because I'm doing my own Octobo-WriMo this month (and am so close to the finish line!). Still, I know loads of you are doing NaNo. I also know that even more of you … Continue reading Freebies for Writers to Get and Stay Inspired
Hey Bloglandia! My writer buddies out there will be aware that next month is November. Wait, let me rephrase that, because I hope anyone capable of reading this knows the name of the month after October. But November for many writers is a time of madness when they try to write a novel (or at … Continue reading Octobo-WriMo, Anyone?
Hello Bloglandia! Okay, I'm about a week late for a look back at September, but better late than never, right? September was a busy month...and October is looking to be even busier. So, what did I get up to and what's in the works? Oh, and what books were my favorite reads this month? So … Continue reading September’s Writing & Reading Round Up
Hello Bloglandia! Even though the sizzling temps this week in Portland are making it feel more like it's still August, it is indeed September. And that means it's time for re-evaluating a few things. In normal times, it would be time to head back to school and this period is known as la rentrée by … Continue reading Mrs. Morris Meets Death…for free
Hello Bloglandia! I am chin deep in the Land of Rewrites, but I'm taking a brief side tour back into Bloglandia to share a little award I was recently nominated for. Okay, it's just a blog award, which unfortunately means no cash prizes no mater how many times I dream of my printer suddenly turning … Continue reading It’s Award Time: Authors Recognition Award
Hello Bloglandia! This is a bit of a whiny post and severely lacking in my usual snarky humor, but I'll try not take you too far into the dumps. As the title suggests, I'm having a tough time trying to figure out what's wrong with me. As in, why can I not write faster? Why … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Me?
Hello Bloglandia, As you might know, last week I launched the latest (and final) book of The Osteria Chronicles, my historical fantasy series in which the myths of Ancient Greece come to life as you've never seen them before. Woohoo, right? Anyway... That book was The Return of Odysseus, and while it is a reimagining … Continue reading Playing Around with The Odyssey
Hello Bloglandia! If you've read any of the books from my historical fantasy series The Osteria Chronicles*, you'll be well familiar with the Areans, those pesky folks from the Aryana polis (city-state). *Quick note...I'm offering a huge discount on the Osteria Chronicles box set...see the end of the post for this amazing deal. As with … Continue reading Behind the Book: This is Sparta!